Jan 15, 2013 5:00pm PST
be, anderson. >> jessica, stay with us. i want to bring in dan gross, president of the brady campaign to end gun violence. mr. gross, what do you make of what jessica is reporting? >> it's exactly what -- >> sorry, we're -- >> it looks like exactly -- >> we're having a hard time hearing you because of the announcement right now. we know you're on the train. let me bring jessica back and we'll come back to you again. hopefully, they will have stopped that announcement. in terms of what could be possible through executive order, what on this list -- i guess some of the information on background checks perhaps? >> reporter: expanding the way background checks -- the way background checks could be conducted could be done through executive order, making that information more readily available, improving the way especially mental health is reported forward could be done through executive order. and also gathering more research on where the guns are in america. that's another thing that could be done. there is a long list. i could go on, anderson. you might want to get to your guest. >> let'
Jan 15, 2013 7:00am EST
themselves. host: next we will hear from a democratic caller, dan. if the debt ceiling negotiable? caller: it should not be. but if the republicans want to force negotiations, the president ought to prioritize by not sending any money to the republican-controlled states in the south. if he has the priorities. my suggestion for future show might be to get a list of all the donor states and all the receivers states. these people calling from the red states that gets $1.70 for every dollar they get and always screaming about cuts, if you should ask them if they are willing to deduct 5% from what they send to the federal government and live on that. thank you. host: chris in chicago, republican, your thoughts? caller: i don't think the debt ceiling should be negotiable, simply because the president won the election, congress also won reelection. it should not be. it's under a false premise. if the debt ceiling is not raised, that we would go into default. that's not true unless tim geithner air this id will actually follow the law and pay the service on the debt and collect more money in taxe